World The Latest: Trump says Iran not living up to nuclear deal

23:50  20 april  2017
23:50  20 april  2017 Source:   Associated Press

Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

  Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and says the U.S. has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on its atomic program.However, in a letter sent late Tuesday to House Speaker Paul Ryan, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the administration has undertaken a full review of the agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action."Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror, through many platforms and methods," Tillerson wrote.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) © The Associated Press President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Thursday's press conference with President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni (all times EDT):

4:20 p.m.

President Donald Trump says Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear agreement.

Trump says Iran is doing "a tremendous disservice" to the agreement brokered by the Obama administration.

The 2015 agreement by Iran and six other world powers ended some of the sanctions that had punished and isolated Iran for its nuclear program but maintained others dealing with ballistic missile research, terrorism, human rights violations and money laundering.

Tillerson: Iran deal fails to achieve nuclear-free objective

  Tillerson: Iran deal fails to achieve nuclear-free objective Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Iran nuclear deal fails to achieve its stated objective of preventing Iran from becoming a nuclear state.But Tillerson is leaving open the possibility that the Trump administration will uphold it anyway. He says that will be determined by an ongoing review.Tillerson is speaking to reporters after the State Department certified to Congress that Iran is currently in compliance with its obligations under the 2015 deal. He says the Trump administration has no intention of "passing the buck" on Iran to a future administration.Tillerson is also likening Iran's behavior to that of North Korea.

President-elect Trump once said during his campaign that he would “rip up ” the agreement, drawing a harsh reaction from Khamenei, who said if that happens, Iran would “set fire” to the deal . Trump and Clinton on U.S. nuclear policy, Iran deal

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Trump spoke during a joint press conference Thursday with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni,

Trump says the agreement was "a terrible agreement. It shouldn't have been signed."

He says his administration will have "something to say about" the Iran nuclear deal "in the not too distant future." He didn't elaborate.

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4:15 p.m.

President Donald Trump says Thursday's fatal shooting in Paris "looks like another terrorist attack."

Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysees shopping district.

It was unclear how Trump concluded that terrorism may have been a factor. Paris police have yet to announce a motive,

Trump is also offering condolences from the U.S. to the people of France.

He calls the attack a "terrible thing" and says "it never ends." He says people must be strong and vigilant.

The attack came three days before the first round of balloting in France's presidential election.

Iran nuclear deal reviewed as uncertainty grows .
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows about the landmark accord's future under US President Donald Trump. The regular quarterly meeting was expected to hear, as Washington confirmed last week, that Iran is sticking to its side of the deal with the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany.The accord saw Tehran drastically curb its nuclear activities in order to ease concerns that Iran wanted to build an atomic bomb. In return nuclear-related Western and UN sanctions were lifted.

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